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    September 20, 2012
    6:30 - 7:00am EDT  

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what to you like to do with your rice? we're guessing arsenic doesn't come the find. this morning the -- to mind. this morning the poison found in a lot of products we use including baby products, details straight ahead. camden yards, mown vernon, one study says it's more like trash wrapped debris. baltimore on the top five list. and also ahead the morning, black and orange. lately easy to spot. a lot of fans have been showing off the o's' pride. where do the birds tall on the list -- fall on the list when it comes the raking in the cash? when it comes to making money after the merchandise. >> how about that game last night. >> amazing. >> the 15th game they've
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wondered in extra innings. >> i always wondered you know after 18 innings. >> i couldn't believe the game was still on at 3:00, 3:30 in the morning. >> we look for interesting when we come -- more interesting when we come in that early. again the weather was so nice yesterday. >> it was. it was really lovely yesterday. and i'm going to do you one better and do it again. >> i like it. >> woo-hoo. go lynette. >> outside right now in bel air mainly clear skies. you can see a few high clouds in the back there. you see those wispy looking clouds? these are your cirrus clouds and those will be moving in throughout the day but it's going to be a beautiful day on tap. you have to get out there and enjoy it. but before you do, before you head out the door, make sure you do grab that jacket or that sweater because you will need it. you can see these temperatures are well below. we should be at 58 degrees now for this time of the year. 57. and you can see them in the low 40s in glenwood and also jefferson this morning. 49 in bel air. and as we look at what's going on in terms of the radar, not a
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whole lot. maryland's most powerful radar and it will stay that way as we go into the afternoon time frame and we're going to get another day out of it as well and then we'll start to see a little bit of change. but here's your hour by hour forecast as we will still see plenty of sunshine even into lunchtime. this afternoon, temperature coming in at 77 degrees. that's the high. with ample sunshine. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning lynette. well, we have a new accident to tell you about. it's in baltimore county in essex. it's right along the northbound lanes of route 702 at old eastern avenue. and if you are traveling in northwest baltimore, we're also doling with an accident on reisterstown road and northern parkway. congestion is starting to pick up on many of the main lines. as we check in and take a live look outside at the west side of the beltway here at liberty road. inner loop just fine up through pikesville but the outer loop slowing down. that will continue to route 40. here's the beltway in parkville at harford road. no problems on the now heading
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-- inner loop heading to 95 and the outer loop clear to towson. this morning they are searching for an arsonist who fire bombed two apartment buildings while people were inside sleeping. abc2 news linda so is live this morning in northeast baltimore where the first fire started and linda, what are police doing in the area today? >> reporter: they promised the boost their presence and patrol the area all morning long we've seen police cruisers with their lights on circling the neighborhood. they're hoping anyone with information will call them. anyone who knows who fire bombed this apartment building. they've put up signs throughout the neighborhood offering a reward for tips on this arson. there was also is second fire that happened a mile away there the location. police say someone threw a molotov cocktail through a first floor window here at the parkside garden aparents just before 4:00 yesterday morning. six adults and one child were hurt. they're all expected to recover. about a half hour later another fire bomb was thrown at a building at the mannasota manor apartments ability a mile from
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the location. police say the devices were similar and investigators believe the same person or grown up is responsible. one of the people living here felicia managed to get out with her 3-year-old son and 35-month- old daughter. >> i had to get out. i got to get out. i thought we were going to die. so much smoke. so much smoke. >> reporter: so that's the sign right there they've been posted throughout the neighborhood. if you have any information that would lead to an arrest, please call the fire marshal's officer at 410 -- office at 410- 685-tips, live this morning in northeast baltimore, linda so, abc2 news. when you drive down the votes do you see a lot of trash piled up? according to trash and leisure magazine -- "travel + leisure" magazine charm city is the third dirtiest in the city. it was given to us because of the number of rodent complaints. new york city and new orleans were first and second on the list. a consumer alert right now about something that you may
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eat for breakfast and even dinner. rice, "consumer reports" they have tested dozens of rice products. and found many have what they call quote worrisome levels of arsenic. the study included everything from white to brown rice, long grain rice, to even rice milk and products that were targeted for infants. >> we are saying for infant rice cereal you really shouldn't exceed more than one serving a day. >> if fda -- the fda is conducting a larger study on this right now and you can cut down on the amount of arsenic in your rice by rinsing it until the water runs clear and also recommend cooking it in a lot of water. it appears that the president of chick-fil-a is having a little bit of a change after heart. he caused controversy you may remember when he announced his stance on same sex marriage. that he was opposed to it. well, according to media reports this morning, the fast food chain agreed to stop
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funding anti-gay groups. chick-fil-a also sent out an internal memo called chick-fil- a who we are. it says it is changing its practices and promising workplace protection for all employees. we want to know what you think about this story. head to the abc2 facebook fan page and weigh in and leave your comments. all right, give the guy a raise. some incredible video no show you this morning of a police officer doing his job and then he had to act fast. we're going to show you his quick actions and how they saved a person's life. >> 11 years old and full of courage. we'll show you how one kid's brave action takes a scary situation and makes it a safer one.
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excuse us, while we change into something more comfortable. cool. introducing, the square sunnyd bottle.
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thank you for joining us on this thursday morning. an 11-year-old boy from florida, his quick thinking actually may have saved somebody's life. many lives. listen to this. jackson was riding on a school bus when the driver suffered a
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heard attack. well that sixth grader, the last -- basically dropped off on the route, he took control of the bus. >> he started curving. and he made a strange face at me. and started going towards the tree. so i put my foot on the brakes with the bus was still moving and i turned the steering wheel. >> not bad for an 11-year-old. the bus drivers want to give that young hero a big hug. take a look at this spread crow. it's coming from niagara falls, ontario. you can see a dump truck dangling from a bridge. it smashed into an overpass there. a woman slammed into the box which landed on the road. she was seriously injured in the accident that dump truck driver suffered only minor injuries. investigators right now are trying to figure out why the
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truck driver was driving with a box up in the first place. all right, some thrill seekers in california, they certainly got more than probably what they wanted. but a lot of excitement happening. it turns out the ride that they were on it malfunctioned leaving them about 300 feet in the air for hours. this happened at nots berry farm and engineers were able to get everybody down safely after about three hours, this is the second time in two weeks for that ride. it's called the wind seeker, brokall right, well you know that she has been on the set of "good morning america." she hasn't been there for a while. hour thoughts are -- our thoughts this morning are with robin roberts and her family. the latest on her medical batting and that's happening today that -- what's happening today that could put her on the road to recovery. and also this morning not the most popular time for a vacation. but it could save you some money. details on stalled travel straight ahead. >> and a chilly start will give way to a seasonable
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temperatures this afternoon. but, fall is right around the corner. all the details coming up. >> well, lynette there's a lot of congestion right now here in the northwest corner of the beltway at old court road. i'll let you know how traffic is shaping up on 935 and 83 coming up on "good morning maryland."
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september 20th, thursday morning. good morning and thank you for joining us. i'm megan pringle. time now for your abc2 news to go. we're going to start things off right now with meteorologist lynette charles. definitely take a coat as you head out the door this morning. right? >> you said it megan. it is chilly out there this morning but it looks beautiful. look what we have behind me, manchester a beautiful sky. you can see a beautiful sunrise. and also a few of those cirrus clouds in the offing there. so manchester's temperature like megan said it's chilly out there this morning. 48-degrees that dew point at 40. nice and dry this morning. the winds are calm to light. that's definitely only good news we like to hear that. 48 degrees right now in jessup with the dew point at 45 and clarksville at 46 and 45 so we have a little bit of patchy fog around howard county this morning. we look at maryland's most
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powerful radar and we are dry. we will stay that way as we go into the afternoon. we don't have to worry about any type of rain gear this afternoon or this morning. the temperature coming in at 74 degrees by lunchtime. and 77 degrees for a high. we are nice and seasonable for the day. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning lynette. gorgeous weather and unfortunately the traffic not so nice. we are dealing with a crash in baltimore county. right in education sex. it's -- essex. it's along the northbound lanes of 702 at old eastern avenue. 95 downtown if you are using this to get into the city you are in luck because there's no congestion whatsoever. it will remain nice and clear traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel as well as the harbor tunnel. now the worst trouble spot right now is going to be the beltway. the west side particularly here at baltimore national pike. the outer loop will be slow jammed back all the way to old court road. so do expect that typical delay as you travel but fortunately 695 is clear from parkville up
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to towson. megan? right now, peter marvit he was not only a respected medal researcher but also a man with musical talents. friends and family they came together to remember him in a vigil as police right now continue to search for his killer. abc2 news sherrie johnson joins us live this morning from police headquarters, do they have any leads in the investigation? >> well, megan i just talked to officers with the baltimore city police department and so far they have made no arrests in the case. they actually need help from the public if anyone has saw or heard anything in the neighborhood on monday night about 10:30. they would ask that you would contact them. this was the time when peter marvit was murdered. he was right outside of his home. he was left for dead. someone shot him several times in the head and upper body. and while police continue to search for his killer, marvit's extended family gathered for a vigil to remember him through music. 30 minutes before he was killed, marvit was making music. he was a singer with the baltimore choral arts society
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and he sang with the choral arts society for five years and it was outside the musical life that the national institutes of health researcher was gunned down outside of his home near herring run park. he may have been the victim of a robbery and now the arts will miss his voice. >> the last piece that we sang before rehearsal ended. is "the carol of the angels." now he is with the angels. >> reporter: now there is a reward with crime stoppers if you have any information and police ask that you come forward. you can call 18667 1-866- 7lockup. reporting live in downtown baltimore, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. her daughter was killed by her ex-boyfriend, george huguely. this happened at the university of virginia. the family has been raising awareness for the one love
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foundation which aims to combat dating violence. her sister wants to help other women so they don't have the suffer the -- to suffer the same sort of violence. they will be on the "katie" show today at 4:00. >> it must have been so difficult for both of you to be inside that courtroom, inside the same room where george huguely was sitting. what was that like for you? >> my heart was beating really fast all the time. it was -- i kept thinking that is what yeardley saw. that's the last thing she saw and i kept running that through my head over and over again that that was -- when i think about the situation that night, and it just brought back horrible thoughts. >> sharon love will be on abc2 news at 5:00 today to talk about the one love foundation. and a new public service announcement they are going to be launching about this very issue. well, attorneys have failed to reach a plea agreement in
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the misconduct cases against a delegate. tiffany aleston is from prince george's county. now a judge set a hearing for november 5th to hear arguments in this case. aleston was found guilty of using $800 in state money to pay an employee in her law office. her attorneys right now are contesting the jury's decision, meantime aleston is scheduled for a trial next month on charges she used campaign money to fay for her wedding -- pay for her weddings expenses. looking for a couple of cookie crooks. they say these thieves made off with 24 pounds of cookies, this happened from the great cookie store at the towson town center. it shows the men hopping over the counter and filling up on the cookies and other baked foods there. all rights say that the -- authorities say the same store was hit by thieves back in august. baltimore county's new superintendent wants the hear from you. dr. dallas dance holding another community meeting it's happening tonight. this one is happening at chesapeake high school. it's at 7:00 this evening. dr. dance will be available to
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answer any questions that you may have about school relateddishes in baltimore -- issued in baltimore county. you know the orioles are on fire this season. there's no doubt about and it the fans are lovable -- abou it and the fans are loving all the winning. when it comes to the wee hours of the night that we have seen the last two nights. the games have gone on and on. 18 innings, 11 innings last night and because the o's are doing so well the merchandise sales are going through the roof. now according to espn, and the site that basically tracks such things, the yankees and the san francisco giants they have sold more gear than the orioles this month. a reminder though that you want a playoff ticket. they actually go on sale to the general public that's happening saturday morning at 10:00. not the best time for ava case, however fall can be a great time to get away especially if you're trying to save some money. after labor day weekend, and just before thanksgiving, holiday hotels, they are -- they say anywhere from orlando to las vegas they are looking
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to fill up the rooms. usually offering some great deals. so big cities like new york or chicago, they recommend that you head for hotels in the financial district on the weekends. >> they're full of business travelers during the week. and the prices are at their peak on the weekends however, these hotels are looking to fill their rooms. and so the leisure travelers that come in will save more by staying in the business districts than saying in the theater and shopping areas. >> and a reminder if you are considering something like this, experts do say that booking travel packages that include airfare, hotel and a rental car will also help trim the costs for you. time for five things you may want to know before you let to you door this morning. james holmes the man accused in the colorado movie theater shooting will be back in a courtroom this morning. prosecutors have filed a motion to add ten additional charges to the already 142 that holmes is facing. "good morning america's" robin roberts is expected to
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undergo a bone marrow transplanted this morning. she went on leave last month in preparation for this transplant. lance armstrong will be in our area next month. he's going to compete with other cancer survivors in the triathlon in ellicott city on october 7th. the u.s. antidoping agency recently stripped armstrong of the seven tour de france titles. governor o'malley right now headed to north carolina to help raise money if the state's gubernatorial race. he is chairman of the democratic association. he's scheduled to be in raleigh to campaign with democrats. cross-country farewell tour for space shuttle endeavour continues today. the space shuttle departed houston at dawn and going to fly over tucson, arizona by the request of mark kelly. former nasa astronaut. the final landing spot is l. a. x.. looks like they finally had nice weather and it looks like we finally have some nice weather. we have some rocky starts but now we are smooth sailing. >> yes we are smooth sailing. but we are chilly this morning.
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look at emmettsburg 43 degrees this morning. columbia at 46. more 40s from edgewater to brandy wine at 47 degrees there. 50 easton as we take it to the eastern shore. 51 in rock hall. galena at 49 and bel air at 46- degrees this morning, we are chilly. make sure you grab the jacket. towson plenty of sunshine across the area right now and that's going to continue even throughout the day. more of the same in mount airy. you couldn't ask for more. take a picture of this and bottle it up. that trend is going to continue. as we look at the surface we have high pressure building in and that's giving us all this clear skies and plenty of sunshine into the afternoon. we will have a cold front that works its in here from the west into the weekend. so that could throw a caveat in your plans if you have some saturday afternoon. future trend not a whole lot for today but the changes are coming for the weekend. now what's going to be happening as we go through today because the temperature at 77 degrees by tonight 55.
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but seasonable. and tomorrow's temperature close to 80. so it will be slightly warmer and partly cloudy that sun/cloud mix and then we have the seven day forecast for you as your eyes go to the saturday and sunday. we have fall beginning on saturday and the showers moving in as well. sunday a few showers in the morning but for the game it will be dry, breezy and cooler. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. best of luck to the ravens. if you are heading out on the road in baltimore county in essex, you do want to watch out for a crash right along the northbound lanes of 702. that's going to be right at old eastern avenue. and as we check in and take a look at the main lines no problems on95 if you are using that to get downtown. the jfx also pretty clear. and as we check and take a live look outside here at the northwest corner of the beltway. the outer loop is extremely jammed and that will continue down to interstate 70.
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here's overlea at belair road. inner loop just fine but the outer loop is a bit slow as you go up to providence road. a texas police officer being hailed a hee rethe morning. the whole thing caught on tape from a dashcam and it's incredible. we want to show it to you because you can see two officers helping a woman at the side of the road when a van collided into one of the police cars. you can see it coming right there. look how quickly the guy acts, he pushes a woman out of the way as that van came spinning towards them. both are said to be okay. the driver of van was charged but it is incredible to see just how quickly he reacts. all right, lauren let's hope this never happens to you. a traffic reporter there philly look at this got a bit of a surprise when one of the cameras showed the accident and you can see right there live on tv the reporter just about to switch cameras when he saw a car slam into a disabled car on the side of the road. and no word on what caused the crash but it certainly caused that guy to do a double take. >> that's why we have the cameras though. >> yes. we're out of time and another
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update in about 30 minutes. have a great day and enjoy "good morning america." >> bye. [ captions by: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: comments@captioncolorado.com ] [ harry umlaut ] here we go.
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